Today in Mormon History - May 18

Today in Mormon History ...

Whitmer, John: Appointed editor of Messenger and Advocate in Kirtland 18 May 1835, contrary to his wishes. (1)
-- 175 years ago - May 18, 1835

First Presidency letter to make 30 percent increase in living allowances for general authorities. (2)
-- 60 years ago - May 18, 1950

[Anointed Quorum] Sunday evening prayer circle of the "Holy Order" at Willard Richards's office, with Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Willard Richards, George A. Smith, Newel K. Whitney, George Miller, and Joseph Young; "adjourned at 2 a.m." (HCK; HCsays apostles only). (3)
-- 165 years ago - May 18, 1845

1 - Cook, Lyndon W., The Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith: A Historical and Biographical Commentary of the Doctrine and Covenants, Seventy's Mission Bookstore, Provo UT, 1985
2 - On This Day in Mormon History,
3 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Signature Books, 1994, Appendex: Meetings and Initiations of the Anointed Quorum, 1842-45

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